Tirukkural 31: Assertion of the Strength of Virtue

Virtue will confer heaven and wealth; what greater source of happiness can man possess?

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It is the wise man who recognizes the importance of controlling the forces of his mind. His life is a struggle to make his philosophy real, to gain control of the cycles of experience which have tied him to the wheel of karma.